Selwyn Spirit Night at the Checkers!

Don’t miss the Selwyn Spirit Night as the Charlotte Checkers take on the W/B Scranton Penguins on Friday, January 11, 2019. Purchase your tickets today to be placed in the Selwyn block at the game!

Selwyn Giving Tree

We’re excited to continue the tradition of the Selwyn Giving Tree and spreading kindness to children in need.

If you’d like to donate a toy, item of clothing, or gift card, please sign out an ornament from the tree in the front office by recording the code in the log book next to the tree. Please wrap the gift in a gift bag or re-sealable gift box, securely attach the ornament to the gift, and return the gift to the main office, Mrs. Baer, or Ms. Manning by Thursday, December 13. Thanks so much for your support!

Bring on the Books!

The Inreach/Outreach Committee is leading an all-school Book Drive November 26 through December 7. We need books for our in-school tutoring efforts. We will accept gently used books for all grade levels (K-5). You may send them with your child or drop them off in the Book Drive bin in the rotunda.

Winter Wonderland Spirit Event

On Wednesday, December 5 (Early Release Day), get into the holiday spirit with an afternoon of Ice Skating at Winter Wonderland at Southpark Symphony Park from 12:00 until 7:00 pm . Mention Selwyn Elementary and our PTA will receive $5 from every ice skate rental that afternoon.

Remember to share with friends and family!

Calling All Eagle Dads

You asked for more opportunities to help at the school. We now have an opportunity EVERY month on the days of our Character Assemblies to work carpool or dress as the Eagle. Thanks in advance for all you do for our school and our students!

Please contact Michele Mangan with any questions.

Please see the Sign Up Genius to secure your spot.

Winter Wonderland Spirit Event

On Wednesday, December 5 (Early Release Day), get into the holiday spirit with an afternoon of Ice Skating at Winter Wonderland at Southpark Symphony Park from 12:00 until 7:00 pm . Mention Selwyn Elementary and our PTA will receive $5 from every ice skate rental that afternoon.

Remember to share with friends and family!

Winter Book Fair

Selwyn’s Winter Book Fair will take place in the Media Center from December 3 through December 7. First through fifth grade classes will visit the book fair during the school day; you will be notified when your child’s class will visit. Kindergartners and second graders are encouraged to visit the book fair with their families on the evening of their winter program.

Profits from the sale will be split between projects of the Selwyn SOS Service Club and textbooks for the schools served by The Lunch Project.

Volunteers are needed! To see the available shifts and to sign up, please click here.

Sweet Treats for Sweet Teachers

Selwyn will again be partnering with Dewey’s Bakery in Winston-Salem to provide each of our Selwyn teachersand staff with a Moravian Sugar Cake. It’s a small token to show our appreciation for all they do! We must purchase 125 cakes to ensure everyone receives one. Please help us by donating $5 (the cost of one cake) or more by the order due date, Monday, November 19 .

There are two easy ways to donate:
1. Check – Payable to Selwyn PTA -”Sugar Cakes” in memo line
2. Paypal and Instructions.

Questions? Please contact Brittany Jackson.

First Grade Food Drive

Selwyn will be collecting food items to donate to the Loaves & Fishes food pantry November 13 – 16. While first graders are leading this effort, all students are encouraged to participate!

First graders should take items to their classrooms, but all other students may place donations in the collection bins located in the rotunda.

Loaves and Fishes’ priority needs list:

Canned fruit
Canned meat
Canned pastas
Corn muffin mix
Powdered milk
Cereal
100% juice

Volunteer Day at Billingsville

Selwyn’s Schoolmates committee is looking for volunteers to help with an upcoming Volunteer Day Wednesday, November 14 at our sister school, Billingsville Elementary.

Volunteers are needed for a variety of jobs – laminating, making copies, helping organize resource rooms, etc. If you are interested in helping out, please sign up here.

Please contact Cathy Bradley or Jamie Scurry with questions.